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. >> the president should be calling us over somewhere, camp david, the white house, somewhere and us sitting down and trying to avert these cuts. >> reporter: but even within the republican party, many are questioning how bad the cuts will be, accusing you the president of exaggerating the consequences. >> to not cut 2.5% out of the total budget over a year when it's twice the size it was ten years ago, give me a break. >> reporter: still, at this ship yard in norfolk, virginia, 1600 letters warning of possible pink slips are already in the mail, while workers wait for washington to act. >> guys really need to put their heads together and figure something out. >> you know, they take this away, a lot of people are going to be hurt. >> reporter: a looming crisis underxbird virginia's republican governor. >> sequester was put in place to be a hammer, not a policy. now here we are a week away. find another way to do it and get it done now. >> reporter: tonight, many of the nation's governors were actually here at the white house for a formal dinner with the president. lester, even among those governo
reporter joins us live with what is happening today in the investigation. cornell? >> good morning. c.h.p. is keeping a close watch on this house where another homemade bomb was discovered on wednesday. they plan to blow it up later this morning in a bomb squad trailer. we are learning some more surprising and bizarre details about the man living here. police searched the house two days ago after they say homeowner made a threat against state senator leland ye. on thursday a homemade bomb was blown up by the bomb squad and a further search showed up more hazardous materials. neighbors are not too surprised calling the suspect different. >> there were radio antennas and tv antennas so i was curious. >> that is not what we were looking for so it was an eye opener. didn't expect to find what we did officially so we are working on making the seen safe as we process the evidence. >> another surprise, he is a software engineer who worked directly with apple co-founder wozniak who endorsed the suspect on the linkedin profile said he is the most skilled engineer i ever met, never dull and tha
not come from us. >> the dead woman has been identified as reeva steenkamp, a well-known south african model. their relationship and their careers rarely out of the headlines here. >> she was a really vibrant personality and other really wicked sense of humor. the fact that she was so beautiful, it was there, but it was not the main thing. she was a really great person. fun to hang out with. >> the murder has stunned south africa. >> it is difficult to take it all in. >> oscar pistorius was taken to the hospital for a full medical examination p -- medical examination. in the morning, he will be taken to court. prosecutors are expected to argue that he should not be granted bail. he has had a remarkable life. he was born without bones in his legs. they were amputated. however, he proved to be an exceptional athlete. in london last year, he competed against able-bodied runners come up a watershed moment in sports. his friends say his extraordinary career has taken its toll. >> i believe success and money has changed a lot of people. for me, personally, oscar did change. i think he became
, but tell us the damn truth for what you know. we haven't heard anything truthful yet, to my knowledge. >> reporter: as the ship crept closer to port, passengers' desperation became visible. signs made from bed sheets read "s.o.s." and "help us." on board, donna gutsman told us, there is much confusion. >> very little has been right on time, or on point. so we're having a hard time. >> reporter: gutzman took these photos showing the improvised tent city earlier this week, where passengers slept on the sun deck after the power went out. soaked hallways and the plastic bags used in place of toilets. >> there's sewer on the floors. there's -- peeing and pooping in buckets and putting the bags outside our door. >> reporter: other photos show passengers in hallways on lower decks and efforts to keep cell phones juiced on limited power. gutzman says despite it all, passengers are keeping cool heads, no fights, people working together. >> this is going to be a long day. this is not a process that's going to happen fast. there is no way we can speed up the process sooner. >> reporter: customs
of hacking attacks on u.s. infrastructure according to an american u.s. computer security specialists. australians this -- australian swimming in the dock. lack of strong leadership. also, we take a look at what is happening in business. dell could be going private? >> absolutely. they are going to be talking about their earnings later on, but shareholders at the moment saying that there is a glitch in the system and it does not add up. it is -- >> it is 12:00 noon here, 7:00 a.m. in london, and in south africa different stories have been appearing in court. he broke down crying after hearing the story of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. the prosecutor told the court that he had got up from bed, put on his prosthetic legs, walked to the bathroom and shot his crow friend through the door. with the latest details, here is naomi. >> oscar pistorius was in court today. the pair lived decathlete sobbed into his hands as he listened to the arguments about whether he should get bail. prosecutors gave more detail of what they say happened last night. they'll age that -- they allege
showing us downtown. it is a little tuscan a quick update with erica. good morning. >> good morning james. it is a foggy start on valentine's day. temperatures similar to yesterday. >> in the afternoon expect sunny conditions. temperatures upper 60s low seventies. that is the normal not the exception. >> later tonight temperatures will drop into the fifties under mainly clear skies and light winds the forecast. >> upper '30's for fairfield and concord. 43 in hayward. mid '40's for halffutu4 highlights lunchtime 12:00, mainly 60s of around the bay. santa rosa is under the yellow where we could see the seventies. >> 2:00 p.m. upper 60s for most of us. that includes the east bay east shore line, and the mid peninsula. the south bay spots, los gatos, morgan hill will see seventies. >> 8:00 p.m. tonight sixties and fifties for most of us. >> to the afternoon highs it will be a fantastic day. >> 74 sunny bell campbell los gatos 69 expected in milpitas. sunshine and blue skies. 71 in fairfield. 67 for vallejo a degree warmer in walnut creek. >> mild weather for the city. 74 santa rosa. 69 in oak
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using zombie prep exercises. tell us what you think at gretawire.com, good night from washington. "the factor" starts now >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight -- >> it was really intense. just because nobody really knew what was going on. you could hear the screams of babies and mothers. i could hear them saying, remember i love you. remember i love you. >> it was bad. it got worse. it wasn't a vacation anymore. it was like survival mode. >> bill: passengers telling horror stories about that stranded carnival cruise ship. now they're back on land. will they get their revenge? we'll have a factor investigation. >> this is not just a gun issue. it's also an issue of the kind of communities we're building. we all share responsibility as citizens to fix it. >> president obama heads back to his hometown of chicago to address the gun violence which has crippled that city. will his message make a difference? >> let us not be deceived. nixon, bush, obama, they're war criminals. >> and a huge rift among liberals as the president takes fire from his base over his controversial dro
amanpour joins us from rome. this report was in "the observer," the newspaper, saying one man was a 20-year-old seminarien, cardinal was a spiritual director and inappropriate approaches were made after night prayers. what do you know about the case and what cardinal o'brien is saying? >> reporter: well, look, we know according to published reports there's this case and three other cases. a total of four cases now coming out and accusing cardinal o'brien of inappropriate sexual misconduct. he himself is said to have taken up, obviously, legal counsel. he has, as we've said, resigned but he was resigning months ago. it's just that today pope benedict accepted that resignation. he didn't have to accept it today. it could have been further delayed but he did accept the resignation. and now we've also know, because of statements cardinal o'brien has posted, he will not come here to rome and take part in the election of the next pope in the conclave. he said that he would want the spotlight not to be on him but on the pope. but what is clear, suzanne and michael, is that, look, the sun is settin
for being with us tonight. "the ed show" with ed schultz starts right now. >>> good evening, americans. and welcome to "the ed show" from new york. i get some backup tonight. james carville is here to explain why it's still the economy, stupid. this is "the ed show." let's get to work. >> we've got to make sure hard work's rewarded with a wage that you can live on and raise a family on. >> the president demands fairness. but even his call for a $9 minimum wage is way off. tonight, the great james carville on how american workers are getting stiffed and what the democrats can do about it. breaking news. wealthy tax fat cats who have got offshore bank accounts, especially in switzerland, beware. i'll tell you why today's announcement from the white house is a major blow for tax evaders. plus, the historic filibuster of the president's pick for defense secretary reaches a boiling point. >> we've never had a secretary of defense filibustered before. >>> the nra reaches another new low. the roasting of marco rubio continues. the tea party gets busted with pandas. and mary carillo of nbc spo
, an explosion ripping through a u.s. battleship and put our nation on the path to war. it was a quiet night in havana harbor where the uss maine was stationed while cuba fought for its independence from spain. as most of the crew was sound asleep, a huge blast tore right through the hull and sank that ship. hundreds of helpless sailors still inside. americans immediately blamed spain and within months, our troops were headed in battle. the spanish-american war. later investigators suggested that the coal on board spontaneously ignited and spain was not to blame. but a deadly blast helped shape its history 115 years ago today. that does it for this fox report on a friday. have a terrific weekend. i'm bill hemmer in tonight for shepard smith. we'll see you on monday. "the factor" starts now >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight -- >> it was really intense. just because nobody really knew what was going on. you could hear the screams of babies and mothers. i could hear them saying, remember i love you. remember i love you. >> it was bad. it got worse. it wasn't a vacation anymore. it w
of brutality. >> they don't teach us in the academy how to protect your family when there's a maniac that wants to kill your children. >> once we got home, we explained to the kids as best we could that there was a threat, but we had to be strong. we had to put up the front that everything is good. you're protected here. >> reporter: what was it like at home? >> i didn't sleep at night. we had two officers posted in our backyard. every 20, 25 minutes, i'd just get up and look out my window. there they were standing tall with their gun in hand and their helmet on. and they never slept. >> reporter: dorner's rampage began with the murder of monica kwan and her fiancee in a parked car. kwan's father is a retired l.a.p.d. captain who represented dorner at the departmental hearing. >> it didn't take much training to be able to walk up to two unsuspecting people and kill them there. do you ever wonder or think of what if he had had the opportunity right then, would the story not have been about kwan? would it have been about the tingirides? >> we thought about that. i looked at my daughter walking ou
. the tear gas canisters that we used does generate a lot of heat, we introduced those canisters into the residence and a fire erupted. >> there are also questions about why authorities couldn't find dorner when he had been hiding right under their noses. the cabin where he was holed up was just across the street from one sheriff's command center, and only two miles from another. as the showdown ended there were no celebrations. as thoughts turned to grieving families. >> a lot of people loved mike and i knew i would have a lot of support no matter what. i did not realize the sheer scale of this and how many people are touched by his life. >> sadness that four lives were taken. but relief that christopher dorner's terror has finally ended. >>> triumph and tragedy onboard the night mayor cruise. >> we have been kept in the dark a lot. >> from the first signs of trouble to the fears they would never come home. and our exclusive with the sick passenger who was rescued at sea. >> it was hard. it was scary. it was -- oh, my god. >> plus the other big news this week -- fallen hero. the
? >> let us not be deceived. nixon, bush, obama, they're war criminals. >> and a huge rift among liberals as the president takes fire from his base over his controversial drone policy. we'll have a debate. caution. you're about to enter the no spin zone because the spin stops here. "the factor" begins right now. >> hi. i'm juan williams in for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. let's get right to our top story. the future of carnival cruise lines and the thousands of passengers who may be considering what the company owes them after their cruise from hell. the massive ship triumph 14 stories tall finally returned to port last night carrying more than 4,000 guests and crew members who have incredible stories to tell. they had been planning to go from galveston to cozumel, but ended up stranded at sea for five days with overflowing toilets, food shortages, and foul odors. an engine fire turned their dream vacation into nightmares. >> it was really rough. it was bad. it was like post-natural disaster, but stuck on a boat with 3200 other people. >> the sewage would spill over. so
news faster, we will turn to jackies sizzle who joins us live. >> they're not going to have classes' here today because of this investigation. they're still trying to determine what happened and there are a few details that are coming out right now. we just spoke with someone from alameda police department and they stated that about 8:45 p.m. they received a call about fires being shot on this street. ted that when they arrived they discovered that one victim had a gunshot wound and that they were transported to a hospital where he died of his injuries. there is not a lot of descriptions for the victim. he was a young adult and that is about it for right now. because of the time of when that happens crime scene investigators were out but obviously they were waiting to get a break to come so that they can investigate more. this is why the schools will remain closed for today. you will see that there will be a search of the grounds and that we will have canine units out. they will do a real search. >> this is what we're seeing out here right now within the last 15 to 20 minutes more r
us bound then he went out to the bathroom real quick which is real close and came back with a couple wash cloths, stuck one in each of our mouths. >> he came in with like a cord and tied it. >> couple extension cords. >> tied it around. >> put a pillow case over our head first. >> our heads. >> and then tied the cord through the mouth around the back and tied it tight. >> dorner stole their car and left. the reynolds were able to free themselves and called 911. >>> in arizona federal agents shut down a crossborder drug smuggling tunnel. the 68-foot drug tunnel was hand dug and ran from the front yard of a home in mexico to a parking lot in arizona. police seized 1200 pounds of marijuana and arrested two men. >>> and new government information shows use of the morning after pill is on the rise. from 2006 to 2010, 11% of sexually active women ages 15 to 44 said they used the emergency contraceptive. that's more than double its reported use from 2002. the study did not cite a reason for the increase. >>> i'm carol costello. thank you for joining us today. "cnn newsroom" continues right
pistorius, one of which is this issue about the trajectory of the bullets that were fired. could you tell us more? >> absolutely. this has all come out as part of the prosecution cost case. they are talking to the lead police investigator -- prosecution's case. they are talking to the lead police investigator. they believe that oscar pistorius had his prosthetic limbs on. there were four bulletholes in the door. they believe that he fired from an upright position, standing down upon reeva steenkamp. that is where the allegation has come from. >> there is a lot more evidence that is expected to come out. is there an expectation that this bail hearing will stretch onto beyond the current two days? it will stretch on for -- i don't think it will be over today. that is because of the really serious nature of the allegations being made by the police at this stage in the hearing. in the last hour, before they went into another recess, the defense launched another vigorous cross-examination of the police in an attempt to tear apart the prosecution's case. they called them up on several issues. the
" stranded for days. adrift at sea. cnn's martin savidge takes us through the ultimate holiday nightmare. >> reporter: fun in the sun. that's the promise of the carnival "triumph" and loves to offer a casino, disco, live entertainment, spa, swimming pools, all you can eat, and passengers expected plenty when departing galveston thursday. on sunday morning, the moment of crisis. in a flash, a fire breaks out in one of the ship's two engine rooms. a passenger shoots this cell phone video. at first the thousands aboard the ship is crippled, adrift in the middle of the gulf of mexico. but by day's end it is obvious the flighting city is almost completely powerless with nothing, backup generators, passengers find themselves without hot water or working toilets and eventually without enough to eat. you can hear the desperation in and the calls from the ship. >> all anyone on land or sea can do is wait. >> the first day i was able to get through to him, i cried. one of may friends that was with me got through to her husband. we cried. partly out of fear and frustration. at that point we still d
baldwin, on his latest rant against photographers. this time, accused of using a racial slur. right now, the new york police department is investigating the tirade as a hate crime. >>> and princess kate, stepping out in her first public appearance since december, revealing her baby bump. and ready to get back to being a very public royal. >>> and good morning, america. we are in final countdown mode right now. there it is, one day. and robin is right back here at this anchor desk. just in 24 hours. we're going to hear from her this morning about how she's feeling. fair to say, a little bit nervous. >> indeed. >> great for her to be coming, though. >> it will be a big party tomorrow. >>> also, we're waking up to the latest on a big what the chinese army is up to right now, apparently all happening in that building in shanghai. are they hacking our banks? and could it affect your money? both the white house and the chinese government are responding this morning. >>> also coming up, michelle obama opening up for the first time about why she really got those bangs. why she says the move was
is in pretoria, south africa, for us. >> reporter: good morning, amy. this is the first time we're hearing oscar pistorius's version of what happened. he and steenkamp were in love. she brought him a valentine's gift the day she died. police will present a different story. the 26-year-old double-amputee nicknamed the blade runner, wept, head in hands, as the prosecutor said he shot and killed an innocent, unarmed woman. the state outlined its case against pistorius. they believe he got out of bed, put on his prosthetic legs and walked 21 feet to a locked bathroom door. inside that bathroom, 29-year-old cover model reeva steenkamp was shot three times. prosecutor harry nell, quote, she locked the door for a purpose. we will get to that purpose. but pistorius flatdy le anied he intended to kill the model. his defense lawyer quoting -- how could i be charged with murder, let alone premet tated. i had no intention to kill my girlfriend. he said he thought a burglar was inside the bathroom, grabbed his gun for protection and moved to the bathroom without his prosthetic legs and shot through the door.
terror. >> they don't teach us in the academy how to protect your family when there's a maniac that wants to kill your children. >> pelley: for the first time, l.a. police officers targeted by christopher dorner tell their stories. john miller has the interviews. what drove the newtown shooter to kill? bob orr has the latest clues. as his girlfriend is laid to rest, south africa runner oscar pistorius tells the court he can't imagine why he's been charged with her murder. and women revolt against a culture of rape. holy williams in india with the protests rocking the world's largest democracy. >> how did you have the courage to speak out? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. we could only imagine what los angeles police officers and their families were going through as they were being targeted by a fired cop out for revenge. well, today we found out as they told their stories. the former officer, christopher dorner, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound one week tonight, his body recovered from the ruins of a bu
perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. happy you are with us on this wednesday morning. hopefully we can warm you up. tucker barnes joining us now. >> did you happen to see that sun is up before 7:00 a.m.? >> very nice. >> turning the corner to spring. not going to be the case this morning. temperatures falling back into the low 30s. much of the area below freezing. the winds have been blowing overnight to 30 miles per hour. 34 at reagan national. dulles and bwi marhsall 31. windchills here if you mix in these winds are right in the teens and 20s. here are your current winds. 15 here in town. 20 in hagerstown. 15 in manassas. off to the east even. winds will be with us all day today. we'll still be somewhat breezy tonight as we're in the wake of that cold front. colder temperatures with wind around today. satellite radar, mix of clouds and sun. more sunshine build in this afternoon. we have had a few lake affect snow showers set up there in southern pennsylvania. and one or two did slip into northern maryland. but i'm not anticipating much other than sunshine. and plain old cold temperat
savidge takes us through the ultimate holiday nightmare. >> fun in the sun, that's the promise of the carnival triumph, and with lots to offer, a casino, disco, spa, swimming pools, all you can eat, passengers expected plenty when departing galveston last thursday. on sunday morning, the moment of crisis. in a flash, a fire breaks out in one of the ship's two engine rooms. a passenger shoots this cell phone video. at first, the thousands aboard don't know the ship is crippled. adrift in the middle of the gulf of mexico. but by day's end, it's obvious this virtual floating city is almost completely powerless with nothing but back-up generators. passengers find themselves without hot water or working toilets, and eventually, without enough to eat. you can hear the desperation in the calls from the ship. >> it takes three and a half hours to get food. the smells -- i can't even describe them. there is sewage, raw sewage. pretty bad. you walk in the hall way, you have to cover your face. we don't have any masks for breathing. >> dead in the water, all anyone at sea or on land can d
. >> with us, former white house press secretary and a new msnbc contributor robert gibbs. cyber wars. china's army now targeting u.s. pipelines and nuclear plants. with us to discuss, the authors of a new report tracing the attacks to military headquarters in shanghai. plus, play of the day. while the press corps was banned from the president's golf outing, tiger woods, david letterman fills in the missing links. >> this is our president playing golf this weekend. huh? >> that's one way to do it. good day. andrea mitchell live in washington where president obama is surrounded by uniform police and is now issuing dire warnings about the consequences if automatic budget cuts, the sequester, will create job losses and a setback to the recovery if that goes into effect next week. in response senate republican leader mitch mcconnell still prefers campaign events to -- joining me now for our daily fix, chris calizza and managing editor of post politics.com. well, chris, we saw the performance at the white house. this was a set piece, if you will. the instant response from mitch mcconnell. the bot
satellites. stay with us. we will find out if this is something we all should be worried about. stay with us. jamie is here on planet earth with all the business news. the g-20 ministers are meeting on this weekend to talk about the currency wars. >> it is very important. it's all about devaluing. the reason why people get upset about it countries devouring their currency is everybody cannot do it. you cannot all duo it. >> has the concern and prompted by japan? quests, yes, japan is devalued by 20%. the g-20 group of nations is meeting in moscow. there's no doubt this will be on top of the agenda. accusations have been flying that certain developed economies have been trying to devalue their currencies inboost their e their struggling economies a boost. japan has been cast as the chief >> the winner in this scenario would be the country that gets the weakest exchange rate because they would have a competitive advantage and able to export more, so that would create more jobs. bringies want to themselves advantage. >> there's been more bad news for british retailers. sales in january down aga
assessment of what went wrong and what exactly happened. >> i know you're trying to get us the actual details here. what do we know about his girlfriend, reeva steenk. mp? . >> reporter: i was just on her twitter page and it's quite sad to read the twitter page of somebody who died just a few hours ago. on it she describes herself as a model, a law graduate and a child of god. what we do see through her twitter feed is that it appears she went to a promotional party last night for a car launch and a lot of people were excited. there's a picture of her up there. she's a very beautiful blond woman and she was also just recently in the celebrity pages of one of the sunday newspapers. the couple were a bit of a celebrity couple here in south africa. we do know that. in terms of what happened, what transpired, it's tragic either way. one family has lost a sister, a daughter, of course, oscar pistorius, the big question now is the implications for his career. he was supposed to race in march. it's highly unlikely he'll be taking to the track by then. >> do we know if steenkamp and pistorius lived t
thank you for joining us today. "cnn newsroom" continues right now with ashley banfield. >> thank you, carol. hello, everyone. welcome to the program. talk about triumph that crippled, helpless and altogether nasty carnival cruise ship is finally due to reach port in a few hours and we are positioned in the air. the sea, on land, and all of it to show you as this ship comes in. and a south african model is dead, her boyfriend, the world famous "blade runner," now officially charged with her murder. we begin with a shocking valentine's day murder. the man charged, double amputee and london olympic star oscar pistorius. the victim, his girlfriend, and model, reeva steenkamp. it happened at pistorius' upscale home in pretoria, south africa. amanda davis is a cnn international sports anchor and she has interviewed pistorius. she's covering the developments in london. what more do we know, amanda? >> hi, ashleigh. i can tell you that oscar pistorius has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. he's set to appear in court in pretoria in south africa on friday morning. this all ha
to reason .org and all you have to do is pay us a lot of money and you can go on a boat with us for a week. >> very libertarian. recommend he, how was -- remi, how was your birthday? >> thank you, for asking and thank you for being nice on my birthday. i will be on the newschannel in the 4:00 hour. >> speaking of tuning in, joe you have a big taping coming up, what is it? >> i am sapping a new half hour special for comedy central, february 2 sickth. it is at the boston at the royal. go to the blacklist nyc.com/cc boston. >> the blacklist. important. back to you, andy. >> thanks, tom. thanks also to remi spencer, bill schulz, joe derosa, matt welch. that does it for me. see you monday. factor" starts w >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight -- >> it was really intense. just because nobody really knew what was going on. you could hear the screams of babies and mothers. i could hear them saying, remember i love you. remember i love you. >> it was bad. it got worse. it wasn't a vacation anymore. it was like survival mode. >> bill: passengers telling horror stories about that stranded ca
down that cabin to get mr. dorner out. the tear gas canisters that we used does generate a lot of heat, we introduced those canisters into the residence and a fire erupted. >> there are also questions about why authorities couldn't find dorner when he had been hiding right under their noses. the cabin where he was holed up was just across the street from one sheriff's command center, and only two miles from another. as the showdown ended there were no celebrations. as thoughts turned to grieving families. but i really did not realize the sheer scale of this, and how many people are touched by his life. >> sadness that four lives were taken. but relief that christopher dorner's reign of terror has finally ended. >> tonight, harrowing stories from inside that disabled cruise ship. >> it was hard. it was scary. it was -- oh, my good. >> plus, the other big news this week -- fallen hero. the shocking story of oscar pistorius. did the paralympic superstar murder his covergirl girlfriend? his interview with piers that may surprise you. this is "piers morgan tonight." good evening two stories
. it has a lot to do with the the makeup of society. help us understand how judges are schooled to deal with cases without the aid of a jury. >> in south africa we believe that judges spend their entire working lives being immersed in the law and trained in the law and schooled towards being objective in applying their minds to the facts in the law in a neutral way. and that is the safeguard for justice. we also every aspect of our legal system is imbued with our constitution and our constitutional law. and the constitution itself really was a very collaborative process that is an expression of the people of south africa. in that prospect, they have a voice in the law and an influence in the law, but not in terms of deciding individual cases. >> mark, as you and i talked about, the magistrate commended pistorius for offering this very, very complete and thorough affidavit. his version of the events for the record. he even said it helped him in making his decision to grant him bail. couldn't that come back to haunt him? >> absolutely. they made the calculated decision. they said this cas
at sea. martin savage takes us through the ultimate holiday nightmare. >> fun in the sun, that's the promise of the carnival triumph, and with lots to offer, a casino, disco, spa, swimming pools, all you can eat, passengers expected plenty when departing galveston last thursday. on sunday morning, the moment of crisis. in a flash, a fire breaks out in one of the ship's two engine rooms. a passenger shoots this cell phone video. at first, the thousands aboard don't know the ship is crippled. adrift in the middle of the gulf of mexico. but by day's end, it's obvious this virtual floating city is almost completely powerless with nothing but back-up generators. passengers find themselves >> dead in the water, all anyone at sea or on land can do is wait. >> actually, the first day i was able to get through to tim, i cried. and one of my friends who was with me got through to her husband, and we cried, too. partly out of fear and frustration because at that point, we still didn't know exactly what had happened and if it would happen again. we still were very in the dark. that was ver
, missouri, with more for us now. claudia? >> reporter: well, jenna, the snowstorm has pretty much moved on but it is still a snow day for the kids and tough going out on the roads. not so much on the main highways or the city streets like this one here in downtown kansas city, but more in the residential neighborhoods and on the side streets where the plows really haven't had a chance to get in there and push all of the snow out of the way. as you mention the roads were an icy mess throughout the region yesterday. a lot of slipping and sliding. not a lot of serious crashes because people were out on the road and poor visibility made it hard for drivers to go very fast. those out and about today need to be careful especially if the streets are lined with the large snowdrifts. they might want to have a snow shovel with them. it was a very dynamic storm with snow, freezing rain. what the national weather service calls thunder sleet. lightning really lit up the skyline overnight and temperatures in the 20s over the next few days means all the heavy snow will stay put. farmers certainly hope
sponsored by the u.s. postal service, he was in essence defrauding the government because the postal service requires everybody who works for it not to use any illegal drugs, and armstrong, landis claims, was, in fact, blood doping and using hormones chshgs are both forbidden by the fewer defrance and they claim by the postal service itself. it's a civil lawsuit claiming that he cheated the government and, of course, the u.s. postal service paid millions of dollars to sponsor the tour de france teams on which lance armstrong raced and, of course, won. now, metro detroit landis has already admitted cheating, but he says in the lawsuit that's how he knew what lance armstrong was up to. now, it's not a slam dunk, andrea, because, first of all, there's a question of how long ago this happened and whether you can still sue over it now. there's also a question of whether armstrong explicitly signed a contract with the postal service which would have forbidden him to do it, or whether it was a more general contract. his lawyers also say that they tried for weeks to settle this or work a resolution
to shore. >> we are glad to be on dry land. it just has been a horrible experience for us. it was a great cruise to start off with, but it just, you know, the morning of -- >> sunday morning at 5:30, there was a fire alarm and, oh. >> and we have been kept in the dark a lot, and we have not been told everything that we should have. and it is, you know -- the things that just kept getting worse and worse and we could never ever really get a straight answer, and the bathroom facilities were horrible and we could not flush toilets and no electricity, and our rooms were in total darkness and we had no air. >> horrible. horrible. >> and it was just has been a really taxing experience for us. >> very taxing experience. honestly i don't think this ship should have sailed out. there's issues with it. it probably should have stayed in dock. >> make no mistake, most passengers say the ordeal was awful, but most say it could have been worse if not for the carnival crew. >> what we were in awe of, the entire time was the crew that was completely unselfish. they served us with smiles, and served us in
have a reporter in pretoria. good morning to you. what can you tell us? >> hello. rohit, can you hear me? apparently he is having trouble hearing us. he was taken into custody and in court and taken for medical examination. according to the police in pretoria, we learned there had perhaps other incidents of violence at that home and called for domestic violence. i want to bring in our nbc sports analyst. first of all, your initial reaction to this? >> utter and absolute shock. anybody who's ever met oscar pistorius just simply cannot wrap their heads around what this could possibly be. >> this sounds very dramatic, a charge of murder. it is possible this could have been an accidental shooting. what do you know about the relationship between these two? >> i don't know much about the relationship. one of the reports we're getting out of south africa now is they have gone to his house on multiple occasions for sort of arguments between these two, so i think that that sort of points in a different direction. >> you talk about the kind of guy oscar pistorius is. we had the chance to talk t
unusual wildlife. also in the program, jamie has a look at the world of business. >> the u.s. markets regulator has told us that libor training and job -- trading should be scrapped altogether. that after all the scandals involving these banks, it simply does not work anymore. ♪ >> is 12:00 noon in london, 7:00 a.m. in london, 2:00 in the afternoon in south africa, where oscar pistorius is back in court for a third day. his lawyers are filing an application for bail as they await trial. after days of claims and counterclaims, there has been another revelation. turns out that this man is himself facing attempted murder charges. nick has the details. >> one of the world's most famous athlete enters court on the third day of his bail hearing. uncertain how the twist in the case could change his chances for custody. under pressure, this man has been revealed to be facing attempted murder charges. >> it came to light yesterday that the prosecution made the decision to charge the investigating officer and the other officers. this happened when the members tried to stop a minibus and fired
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